Caravan Tote & Pouch – Riverbend

I really enjoyed making this set! This is the Caravan Tote & PouchRiverbend. I started because I wanted to make a new sample using Riverbend. I hadn’t updated the pattern cover for the Caravan Tote & Pouch since it came out, so I was on a mission to sew up and photograph one!

Caravan Tote & Pouch - Riverbend


I ended up remaking a simplified Caravan Tote that I had previously made (and gave away to a friend, thus the remake) from my Quarry Trail collection. It’s fun to show how different a pattern can look by making some pretty simple edits to the design (aka, omitting the front pocket!). So once I was done with that sample, I picked some coordinating fabrics from my new collection, Riverbend!

Caravan Tote & Pouch - Riverbend

I knew I wanted to highlight the Queen Anne’s lace print (from Riverbend Essex collection) and I think it works great with this waxed twill (color is Amber) from AL Frances Textiles. I’ve really been enjoying the waxed twill lately if you can’t tell! It’s a nice weight to work with!

Update Information

I also revisited the instructions (with the help of my tech editor) and made some updates to the file. Nothing too drastic, but a general clean up.

Caravan Tote & Pouch - Riverbend

If you had previously purchased the PDF, you should have already received the updated file via my file host, SendOwl. Please check your spam/promotions folder. You can also login to your account on my site and re-download it (or use this link and enter the email address you used to purchase the file originally and it’ll automatically send you a new link).

Caravan Tote & Pouch - Riverbend

The new update is a zipped folder with an updated print-at-home files for all the pieces (including all rectangles) and a new A0 file for printing at a copy shop.

If you purchased a paper copy and would like a complimentary PDF update, please contact us with proof of purchase. Thanks for your patience and understanding as we work through this, we are a small team.

Caravan Tote & Pouch - Riverbend

Lastly, I wanted to note that I had a ton of fun making these! I’m so glad I can share what I make with you all. Grateful for this community of makers.

Project Details:

Caravan Tote & Pouch - Riverbend

*Riverbend has been arriving in shops! Yay! Be sure to check with your favorite shop! Or try an online search for “Anna Graham Riverbend” or “Riverbend Robert Kaufman” and check out the #RiverBendFabric hashtag on Instagram. Can’t wait to see what you make!!!!

2 thoughts on “Caravan Tote & Pouch – Riverbend

  1. Cheryl M Strong says:

    the bags are lovely as always- and the shoes on your model are cute too!

  2. Sheri says:

    I love the totes they’re roomy enough for your everyday items and then some-! I am definitely making the caravan tote. The pouch is adorable too.

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